Lincoln – Wednesday evenings

  • day & time

    Classes will resume on 5 September

    Wednesdays 7.00 – 8.30pm

  • venue

    The Friends’ Meeting House, 1 Park Street, Lincoln. LN1 1UR

  • class fee

    £6 per class / discount card £24 for 5 classes

  • parking & accessibility

    On-street parking free after 6pm

Weekly drop-in meditation classes – suitable for everyone. The classes are designed to give you the means to gain more inner peace and happiness in your daily life.

  • Each class consists of guided meditations, a talk and discussion.
  • Each class lasts approximately one and a half hours and is followed by refreshments.
  • Each class is self-contained, though you are welcome to attend the whole course.

These meditation classes are suitable for everyone. They are taught by our Resident Teacher Gen Gakyi and give a practical introduction to meditation and include topics such as the benefits of meditation, mindfulness, good posture, types of meditation, and how to start a daily meditation practice. Advice is also given on how to remain peaceful in daily life by applying the meditation techniques explained in these classes. The classes conclude with light refreshments afterwards. Please feel free to drop in on a class-by-class basis. See below for dates.

No special clothing is required with chairs and cushions provided for your comfort. Come along to any session, pre-booking is not required.

Teacher: Gen Gakyi is an English Buddhist nun with over 20 years experience of teaching meditation.

Our drop-in classes run throughout the year as short courses, although each class is accessible stand-alone. You are welcome to come to any session or course.

Autumn 2018

These classes will be based on Part One of the book ‘Introduction to Buddhism’ and will include clear explanations of how everyone can apply Buddha’s ancient wisdom to their modern daily lives, whatever their circumstances. You do not have to be a Buddhist or aspire to be one to benefit from this wisdom.

5 September – Why meditate?

12 September – How to meditate

19 September – Who was Buddha?

26 September – Understanding the Mind & Past and Future Lives

3 October – What is Karma?

10 October – Our Precious Human Life

17 October – Death

24 October – The Buddhist Way of Life

If you wish to follow the teachings in more depth, a copy of the book is available at the class – or can be ordered here:

https://tharpa.com/uk/introduction-to-buddhism.html

The Friend’s Meeting House, 1 Park Street, Lincoln. LN1 1UR